Day 1

Medea Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Map Making

    Kind of Activity:

    Technology

    Objective:

    Students will be able to understand the historical and literary landscape, or setting, of the play

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.1

    Structure:

    In this first section of Medea, the characters name several cities. Ask students to find and list these cities. Each of these cities was real in ancient Greece and many still exist today.

    In this activity, students can use Google Earth and Google Maps to research the different ancient cities mentioned. Then, they can use paper and pencil or drawing software to create a map of Greece with each of the cities mentioned highlighted. For each important city,...

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